Thunder and the Milky Way by Christopher Eaton. "Looking across the Kaibito Plateau, a late August Thunderstorm rumbles in the distance to the southwest. As the storm slowly recedes, the sky above opens up to the Milky Way.
A Transcendentalist place to go is a place where you can look at the stars. The trees in this picture represent how people reach for the stars. A peaceful and quiet place like this is definitely a transcendentalist location.
Shrimp and asparagus stir fry. Roommate described the sauce for this recipe as "light and refreshing" a nice change from the heavier brown sauces I usually go for with stir fry. If you don't have shrimp, this recipe is also quite good with chicken.